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Sexual Assault

Patients of former USC Doctor Dennis Kelly Have Additional Time to File Claims of Sexual Assault

A class action settlement is pending regarding allegations against the University of Southern California (USC) and Dr. George M. Tyndall. Once approved, the class action settlement resolves the claims of women included in the class action lawsuit against Dr. Tyndall for sexual assault while they were students at USC. However, the class action lawsuit does [...]

By |2019-11-13T14:48:17-08:00November 13th, 2019|Sexual Assault|

Changes to California’s Deadlines to File Sexual Abuse Claims and Sexual Assault Claims

California has led the way in changing its laws to allow victims of sexual abuse and sexual assault the time they need to seek justice from their abusers. Changes in California statutes of limitations for sexual abuse cases have opened the door for additional victims to file civil lawsuits for sexual assault claims and sexual [...]

By |2019-11-06T08:33:40-08:00November 6th, 2019|Sexual Assault|

USC Students Have Additional Time to File Sexual Assault Lawsuit Against Campus Doctor

On October 2, 2019, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 1510 into law. The new law gives victims of some sexual assault lawsuit cases an additional year to decide whether they want to pursue civil action against certain physicians for sexual assault. The law does not apply to all victims of sexual assault, nor [...]

By |2019-11-05T11:59:45-08:00November 5th, 2019|Sexual Assault|

What Do Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse in California Need to Know About Assembly Bill 218?

Post Updated: November 6, 2019 to reflect changes in current laws Adult victims of sexual abuse and sexual assault often face enormous challenges as they deal with horrific acts inflicted upon them as children. One of those challenges is holding their abusers accountable for the acts of abuse and wrongdoing. California lawmakers have recently enacted [...]

By |2019-11-06T09:10:36-08:00October 15th, 2019|Sexual Assault|

Is It a Case of Massage Envy Inappropriate Behavior or Complete Negligence and Willful Misconduct?

The number of women alleging incidents involving Massage Envy inappropriate behavior continues to increase. BuzzFeed News investigated several reports of women who alleged they were victims of sexual abuse and Massage Envy inappropriate behavior. The report in 2017 concluded that the popular massage chain was more interested in protecting its brand than it was in [...]

By |2019-10-15T16:18:59-07:00August 28th, 2019|Massage Parlor Abuse, Sexual Assault|

New Law Increases Time to File a Civil Lawsuit for Sexual Assault in California

Sexual assault leaves scars that never heal. Even though the physical injuries sustained from sexual assault may heal, the emotional and mental injuries caused by sexual assault can last a lifetime. California has taken an important step in ensuring sexual assault victims can hold their abusers accountable for their actions. A new law in 2019 [...]

By |2019-04-26T15:27:42-07:00April 26th, 2019|Sexual Assault|

Sexual Assault Victims in California Have More Time to File Claims Under New Law

Thousands of adults and children are sexually assaulted or sexually abused in California each year. At The Thompson Law Office, we believe that each person who is a survivor of sexual assault deserves to have their story heard in a court of law. We believe that each survivor deserves to see their attacker brought to [...]

By |2019-04-26T15:15:21-07:00April 25th, 2019|Sexual Assault|

Filing Claims for Child Abuse in School — Has A Teacher Sexually Abused Your Child?

Sexual abuse cases involving teachers are being reported across the country. If you or a loved one is a victim of school sexual assaults, the information in this article may help you determine what you should do next. In this article, our attorney discusses: Recent Sexual Abuse Cases Reported in California Schools Are Students Safe [...]

By |2019-04-02T09:44:27-07:00October 16th, 2018|Sexual Assault|

Are Your Children Safe with a Sitter You Hire Online?

When you leave your child with a sitter, you never imagine that your child will be harmed or abused, especially when the sitters has great references and reviews. Sadly, many children are victims of abuse by sitters. Our California personal injury attorney discusses several topics in this article including: California Cases Involving Child Abuse by [...]

By |2019-09-20T08:02:18-07:00October 16th, 2018|Sexual Assault|

Massage Envy Defending Numerous Claims of Massage Envy Assault

Massage Envy, the country’s biggest massage chain, is facing multiple lawsuits from its customers who claim they were sexually assaulted during sessions. In one recently filed action, Massage Envy Sexual Assault Claims from six California women suing Massage Envy for allegedly protecting its massage therapists who are accused of sexually assaulting customers. Jane Doe #1” [...]

By |2019-10-15T16:18:59-07:00September 28th, 2018|Massage Parlor Abuse, Sexual Assault|